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Peer2Peer Finance News | September 16, 2019

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MarketInvoice joins Future Fifty list of tech leaders

March 27, 2019 |

BUSINESS finance platform MarketInvoice has made the Future Fifty, a list of the UK’s leading late-stage companies whose alumni include Deliveroo and Transferwise.

MarketInvoice joins 23 other new entrants, including challenger banks Monzo and Starling Bank, on the fintech-heavy list … Read More

Funding Options chief eschews M&A predictions

March 15, 2019 |

THE PEER-TO-PEER lending sector is unlikely to see any consolidation, according to the founder and chief executive of business finance aggregator Funding Options.

Conrad Ford, whose platform provides small businesses with a variety of finance options including P2P loans, said … Read More

MarketInvoice warns creative SMEs face £1bn payments shortfall

March 11, 2019 |

CREATIVE industries are grappling with £1bn in late payments, MarketInvoice has found.

New research from the business finance provider found that 48 per cent of firms in the creative industries admitted that they were paid late in 2018.

Last year, the … Read More

MarketInvoice confirms departure from P2PFA

March 7, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE has confirmed it has left the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association (P2PFA).

The invoice finance and business loans P2P lending platform said it had decided to not renew its membership in December 2018 as its business was evolving with more institutional … Read More

P2PFA members lent out £9.5bn with unexplained absence of MarketInvoice

March 6, 2019 |

FRESH data from the Peer-to-Peer Finance Association has shown that its platform members cumulatively lent out £9.5bn by the end of 2018 – a decline on the previous quarter due to the mysterious omission of MarketInvoice.

Figures from the trade … Read More

ThinCats secures first funding line from British Business Bank

February 18, 2019 |

THINCATS has joined a select group of peer-to-peer lenders that have received funding commitments from the British Business Bank (BBB).

The peer-to-peer business lender unveiled the new £20m funding line on Monday, which will be provided by British Business Investments … Read More

How P2P created an alternative form of consolidation

February 1, 2019 |

FOR YEARS now, analysts have been predicting that a wave of consolidation is just around the corner for the UK’s peer-to-peer lending market. Yet another year has just passed without any significant mergers or acquisitions taking place.

However, a different … Read More

MarketInvoice’s CTO set to depart

February 1, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE’S chief technology officer (CTO) is set to depart after less than a year in the role, Peer2Peer Finance News has learnt.

Rija Javed (pictured) joined the peer-to-peer business loans and invoice finance platform last June from Silicon Valley start-up … Read More

MarketInvoice secures £56m of equity and debt funding

January 21, 2019 |

MARKETINVOICE has secured £56m in equity and debt funding that will help it scale up its lending and expand abroad.

Barclays – which took a minority stake in the peer-to-peer business loans and invoice finance platform last year –  took … Read More

Two thirds of accountants refer clients to non-bank lenders

January 14, 2019 |

TWO THIRDS (66 per cent) of accountants are referring their clients to external lenders, as alternative finance options such as peer-to-peer lending become more mainstream.

According to a new survey commissioned by business finance lender MarketInvoice, banks are still the … Read More